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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Risk Factors

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Vigorous Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,059 734 25.0 23.2-26.8 2,325 75.0 73.2-76.8
GENDER
Male 1,203 369 30.6 27.7-33.7 834 69.4 66.3-72.3
Female 1,856 365 19.9 17.8-22.1 1,491 80.1 77.9-82.2
RACE
White 2,299 580 26.2 24.2-28.4 1,719 73.8 71.6-75.8
African American 645 123 21.1 17.5-25.2 522 78.9 74.8-82.5
Other Minorities 89 25 26.3 17.4-37.6 64 73.7 62.4-82.6
HISPANIC
Yes 80 14 11.9 6.5-20.9 66 88.1 79.1-93.5
No 2,962 717 25.5 23.6-27.4 2,245 74.5 72.6-76.4
AGE
18-24 269 98 36.9 30.3-44.1 171 63.1 55.9-69.7
25-34 578 183 32.4 28.1-37.1 395 67.6 62.9-71.9
35-44 646 191 28.7 25.1-32.7 455 71.3 67.3-74.9
45-54 618 123 20.5 17.1-24.4 495 79.5 75.6-82.9
55-64 410 70 16.1 12.7-20.2 340 83.9 79.8-87.3
65+ 490 57 12.7 9.7-16.4 433 87.3 83.6-90.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 396 50 13.7 10.1-18.2 346 86.3 81.8-89.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 920 186 21.8 18.9-25.1 734 78.2 74.9-81.1
Some Post-H.S. 868 219 27.6 24.0-31.6 649 72.4 68.4-76.0
College Graduate 867 279 32.4 29.0-35.9 588 67.6 64.1-71.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 294 38 13.5 9.3-19.0 256 86.5 81.0-90.7
$15,000- 24,999 507 100 21.9 17.2-27.5 407 78.1 72.5-82.8
$25,000- 34,999 445 106 26.3 21.7-31.5 339 73.7 68.5-78.3
$35,000- 49,999 514 132 27.2 22.9-31.8 382 72.8 68.2-77.1
$50,000+ 861 287 32.4 29.1-35.9 574 67.6 64.1-70.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 194 46 24.7 18.6-32.1 148 75.3 67.9-81.4
Appalachia II 378 99 27.0 22.2-32.3 279 73.0 67.7-77.8
Appalachia III 209 46 23.3 17.6-30.2 163 76.7 69.8-82.4
Catawba 196 47 26.3 17.8-37.0 149 73.7 63.0-82.2
Edisto 89 16 19.6 11.6-31.2 73 80.4 68.8-88.4
Low Country 139 38 27.4 19.9-36.5 101 72.6 63.5-80.1
Palmetto 486 128 26.3 22.0-31.1 358 73.7 68.9-78.0
Pee Dee 208 36 17.0 12.1-23.4 172 83.0 76.6-87.9
Savannah 136 35 24.2 17.1-33.1 101 75.8 66.9-82.9
Trident 386 108 29.1 24.0-34.9 278 70.9 65.1-76.0
Upper Savannah 170 34 24.2 17.2-32.9 136 75.8 67.1-82.8
Waccamaw 235 50 23.2 17.6-30.1 185 76.8 69.9-82.4
Wateree 181 39 24.3 17.4-32.7 142 75.7 67.3-82.6

*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No = Respondents who report no vigorous physical ac tivity or less than 20 minutes per day, or less than three days per week.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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